Bresee Family History

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Bresee Name Meaning

Probably of Dutch origin, but the etymology is unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Brewer, Bresser, Brasel, Brueske, Beske, Brester, Besse, Biese

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Bresee Family Origin

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Bresee Family Occupations

What did your Bresee ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bresee family was Dr. The most common Bresee occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Bresee's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Tinsmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bresee.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    12%
  • Tinsmith

    12%
  • Dr

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bresee ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bresee Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bresee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bresee census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bresee. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bresee. For the veterans among your Bresee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bresee Life Expectancy

What is the average Bresee lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bresee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Bresee in 1963 was 75, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bresee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bresee ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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